‘English Vinglish’ the comeback movie of Sridevi which was release across 33 screens on June 28 in Japan has collected $420,000 at the Japanese box office, and it continues its dream run in international markets. It has become the second highest Hindi film in Japan after ‘3 Idiots’.
The movie directed by Gauri Shinde and produced by Eros International is the story of home-bound woman who doesn’t know English, but an overseas trip helps her to bring out the best in her. The film has set the cash registers ringing at the Japanese box office with earning of a bumper 42,608,115 yen ($420,000 approx) and continues to run successfully in theatres.
In Tokyo on May 27, the grand premiere of the film held was a huge success. It was attended by Sridevi along with First Lady of Japan, Akie Abe and famous Japanese singer, Agnes Chan.
The buzz for the film in Japan began last year when director Gauri Shinde was invited to attend the prestigious Aichi International Women’s Film Festival in August 2013 for the film’s screening.
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